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Winds rattle homes and blow down trees near Poplarville

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PEARL RIVER COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

Pearl River County Emergency Management Agency Director Danny Manley has confirmed an apparent tornado touched down near McNeill.  The area of this touchdown is about five miles north of Carriere, near White Chapel Road.  According to the first responders sent to the scene, there are trees down, power lines down, and damage to at least one home.  Doors to that home have been blown open.  And there is apparently water is inside the property.

This damage is associated with a line of severe weather that will threaten South Mississippi for the next several hours.

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